'Houston Chronicle' Raves About Easy, Fun, Fast, Safe, Free Mozilla Firefox
Saturday March 13th, 2004
The Houston Chronicle has an article about Mozilla Firefox, describing the browser as "easy, fun, fast, safe, free". The report highlights Firefox's popup blocking, tabbed browsing, integrated Google search, extensions, download manager, speed and privacy options. Thanks to tityre for telling us about this article.
#63 Re: Re: Re: New Extension Server
Tuesday March 16th, 2004 9:29 AM
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Well his point "Even claiming "good" CSS support based on existing test suites is a lie" is where I read exessive relativism in his reply. I do agree with you that you have to be aware of the nature of currently available test cases, but to discount them as equivalent to 'no evidence' is for me a step too far. The second class of test-suite you mention is an impossibility - it would depend on the needs of particular designers and approaches to CSS used (looking like the CSSDestroy tests - <http://www.literarymoose.info/=/css.xhtml> - advantageous to Opera largely because of the designers heavy use of generated content). Considering the complete lack of availability of such platonic test cases, I still stand by my choice of at least footnoting my statement with the currently available evidence, and I very strongly refute the suggestion that such footnoting is 'lying'. I've added qualifying statements in the footnote as such.